Coin Galich

Catalogues

Krause Konros Catalogue number
Y# 984 56.2/61 5514-0061

Authors

Artist A. D. Schablykin
Sculptor A. A. Dolgopolova

Information

Country Russia
Period Russian Federation (1997-...)
Release date July 21, 2009
Weight 8.4 г .
Diameter 27 мм .
Thickness 2.1 мм .
Release Commemorative coins
Series The ancient cities of Russia
Denomination 10
Currency Russian ruble
Metal Bi-metal (Ring - brass, disk - Melchior)
Orientation Medal
Edge Ribbed with the inscription (300 corrugations and two inscriptions "10 РУБЛЕЙ", separated by two asterisks)
Shape Round

Detailed description

Slavic settlement, which later began to carry the name of Galich, grew on the south-eastern shore of Lake Galich. The first documentary evidence of Galić refers to the 1238-th year, although archaeological evidence say with certainty that the Slavic settlement in this place was built much earlier. But it turned into a fortified city with Yuri Dolgoruky, is engaged in the extension of the Russian land.

Since 1246 around Galich formed principality. Under his authority were the territory of pools Unzha river, Kostroma, Vetluga, the left bank of the Volga, as well as the coast and Lake Chukhloma Galich. By 1450 Galich principality joined to Moscow, and its main role was protecting the approaches to the Russian state from the Kazan Khan.

Galich - the location of monuments of culture and history. We have survived many architectural buildings, churches and temples. Since the city is located in a geographically and strategically important location, it often became a party to the hostilities, fights and battles.

Residents Galic pointed out in 2009, the 850 years of his life.

Obverse description

In the center - the designation value of the coin "10 РУБЛЕЙ". Inside of the figure "0" - hidden, visible by turns on changing angle of view of the image numbers "10" and the inscription "РУБ". In the lower part of the disc - the mint trademark. The top of the ring along the rim - the inscription: "БАНК РОССИИ", at the bottom - the date "2009" on the left and the right - stylized twigs of plants going over to the disc.

Reverse description

In the center of the disc - the image of the city panorama, the left above - the coat of arms of the city of Galich, according to the circumference of the ring - the inscription: at the top - "ДРЕВНИЕ ГОРОДА РОССИИ", at the bottom - "ГАЛИЧ".

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Circulation

Name Uncirculated Proof Average price
MMD, 2009 2,500,000 - Unknown
SPMD, 2009 2,500,000 - Unknown